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U.S. Farmers Of Color Were About To Get Loan Forgiveness. Now The Program Is On Hold

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 8 days ago
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A new federal program created by the Biden administration to reverse years of economic discrimination against U.S. farmers of color has ground to a halt. On Thursday, a federal judge in Wisconsin ordered the U.S. Department of Agriculture to stop forgiving loans on the basis of race under a novel effort included in the American Rescue Plan relief package.

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